(08) 8223 1166

Level 1, 316 Wakefield Street
Adelaide South Australia 5000

Treating ear, nose and throat problems

Mr Darcy Economos 8232 0268

Calvary Wakefield Surgicentre ENT Surgeon, Mr Darcy Economos, is a member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons working from his specialist rooms conveniently located at 316 Wakefield Street. 

Mr Economos offers a range of procedures to treat ear, nose and throat (ENT) problems in adults and children, within the day surgery environment.

He specialises in the following procedures:

  • Myringotomy surgery (surgical placement of tubes into a child's eardrum to help drain fluid)
  • Grommet surgery to allow air into the space behind the eardrum to reduce the risk of fluid build-up in children and adults
  • FESS (Functional endoscopic sinus surgery) to open the sinuses and treat chronic sinus infections
  • Submucous resection (correction of a deviated nasal septum) and turbinate surgery (to open up obstructed airway passages) and improve nasal breathing
  • Rhinoplasty (reshaping the nose)
  • Septoplasty (straightening the nasal septum to improve nasal breathing)

Specialist training

In Australia, an ENT surgeon is a recognised specialist surgeon who has completed the intensive training program of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) in ear, nose and throat surgery.

All Fellows of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) are qualified surgeons who have completed at least 12 years' medical and surgical education, including at least five years of specialist postgraduate training in their area of specialisation.

When considering any ENT surgeon, we recommend that you check their credentials with:

  • The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) on (03) 9249 1200 or visit www.surgeons.org

© Calvary Wakefield Hospital Surgicentre 2014